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Jan 24, 2012, 09:00 ET Journalists! Mark your calendars for CCF's 15th Annual Conference on Assuring Child Well Being: Public and Private Roles on April 27-28

How has the recession affected children? According to U.S. Census statistics, the official poverty rate is up nearly three percentage points (15.1%...


Jan 23, 2012, 09:00 ET Deadline Extended to February 3 for Council on Contemporary Families Media Awards Nominations

The Council on Contemporary Families (CCF) announces an extension to February 3, 2012, of the nomination deadline for its Tenth Annual Media Awards...


Dec 05, 2011, 09:43 ET A New Report from the Council on Contemporary Families: The Recession is Officially Over, but How are American Families Doing this Holiday Season?

Retailers report that this year's post-Thanksgiving shopping weekend broke all previous records, raising predictions of the best holiday shopping...


Nov 21, 2011, 11:46 ET Council on Contemporary Families: Sources and Story Ideas for the Holidays

Holidays are a great time for family fun. But they also pose many challenges for families, from coping with in-laws and former spouses, to fending...


Sep 15, 2011, 01:00 ET Single and Unmarried Americans As Family and Community Members

The following is being released by Dr. Naomi Gerstel, University of Massachusetts: Unmarried and singles' week celebrates the lives of many Americans....


Aug 30, 2011, 01:00 ET Debate from the Council on Contemporary Families: Scholars Respond to a Marriage Proposal Regarding Interracial Marriage and African-American Women

In a discussion paper prepared for the Council on Contemporary Families, based on his forthcoming book, Is Marriage for White People? How the African ...


Jul 14, 2011, 03:16 ET Sandwich Generation Month: July 2011 - A Council on Contemporary Families Fact Sheet

Since 2009, 20 states and 11 cities have designated July as Sandwich Generation Month, to recognize the dedication of Americans who are caring for...


Apr 06, 2011, 07:00 ET Council on Contemporary Families Releases "Unconventional Wisdom" on Family Diversity

For their annual conference, "Tipping Point? When Minority Families Become the Majority," the Council on Contemporary Families has collected some of...


Apr 13, 2010, 01:00 ET Council on Contemporary Families Conference Report: Impact of Recession on Families Likely to Be Long-Lived

Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner reports that the economy has pulled out of free fall; but foreclosures continue, there has been a huge spike in...


Apr 09, 2010, 01:00 ET 'CCF's Unconventional Wisdom: New Data and Trends in American Families'

In preparation for the Council on Contemporary Families' 13th Annual Conference at Augustana College in Rock Island, Illinois, April 16-17, 2010, the ...


Jan 29, 2010, 10:25 ET Reporters: Mark Your Calendars for April 16-17, 2010: Council on Contemporary Families Conference

How are families really doing? At CCF, family researchers deliver great stories about women and the economy, about men and housework, about the...


Jan 26, 2010, 12:05 ET Council on Contemporary Families: Myths About College-Educated Women and Marriage

The marriage prospects of educated women have been hotly debated in the media in recent weeks. Are highly educated women more likely to wind up...